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The False Claims Act: 156 years old and newly relevant to software security

We recently saw the first settlement by a company charged under the False Claims Act for failing to meet cyber security standards. Is there more to come?

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Let’s Talk Licenses: Beware the Beerware License

Many companies are relaxed about reusing software under the Beerware License and similar open source licenses. But not all such licenses are created equal.

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Awash in regulations, companies struggle with compliance

The list of regulatory compliance challenges facing companies grows longer every time a new regulation is introduced. But do security regulations even work?

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Software quality: It can be a matter of life and death

Safety-critical software powers everything from airplanes to power plants, defib machines, and seatbelts. And quality issues can lead to injury and death.

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Apollo 11 software lessons still relevant today

What did Apollo 11 teach us about software development? Coding practices have changed since 1969, but the lessons learned from the moon mission still hold.

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Ask the Experts: Should the US have a data privacy law similar to GDPR?

U.S. data privacy law is a mishmash of federal, state, and industry regulation. Should we enact a single universal federal data privacy law like GDPR?

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[Webinar] Security by Obscurity: The Flip-Side of the Compliance Coin

In our software compliance webinar, Matan Scharf (Synopsys) explains the hidden security dangers of software standardization. Available on demand.

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[Infographic] A look back at the first year of GDPR

The first year of GDPR started slow, but companies and regulators alike are picking up speed. Our new infographic shows GDPR’s first year by the numbers.

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How to protect sensitive data with PCI DSS compliance

PCI DSS compliance can help you protect sensitive data and prevent data breaches. Step 1: Identify sensitive data and track how your applications handle it.

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Are you making these software standards compliance mistakes?

The path to software standards compliance can be rocky. Teach your developers how to avoid common mistakes that can set you back in your compliance efforts.

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